HGV / PCV Driver (Temp to Perm)

McGinley Support Services
£9.35 - £11.64 p hour + Overtime
13 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting a Shift Driver reporting to the Ministry of Defence Transport Manager. You will be required to provide driving support to the MoD mainly on mini-buses, Heavy Goods Vehicles and coaches.

The main duties will be as follows:

To undertake varied driving tasks and duties within the day to day running of the Transport Section including:

Driving duties within the Transport Section Mon - Fri within an 8 week shift system, between the hours of 0600 and 1830, shift structure results in a Friday off every 8 weeks.

Ad-hoc overtime and weekend work can be required to support customer requirements. Some tasks may require overnight (Hotel accommodation supplied) stops away.

The post requires that the driver is ideally licensed to operate cars, vans, mini-buses, Heavy Goods Vehicles and coaches.

The driver would be responsible for ensuring that daily inspection was carried out before use and that any faults were reported and the cleanliness of the vehicles was maintained.

All vehicles are operated under an O Licence and the driver must have Tachograph and drivers hours' knowledge.

Drivers are expected to work flexibly and willingly, potentially in all areas of the Contract - not just driving, undertaking tasks commensurate with their training, knowledge, competency and capabilities.

Qualifications and Experience


Experienced PCV and HGV Driver holding category C and D licence as the ideal minimum

Driver CPC Holder



Knowledge and understanding of MOD practices


Knowledge of Drivers Hours Regulations

Tachograph knowledge

Minimum colour perception of CP2

Able to work well independently and within a team

Can work on own initiative

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